No. 10 Dartmouth, No. 12 MIT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 3 Harvard lightweights will race at home for the first time in 2017, as the Crimson will host No. 10 Dartmouth and No. 12 MIT in the Biglin Bowl on the Charles River Saturday, April 15.
The event will be streamed live on the Ivy League Digital Network. Bill Spaulding will have the call.
9 a.m. – Coxed Fours (Harvard 6VA, Harvard 6VB, MIT 3V)
9:24 a.m. – 4V8 (Harvard, Dartmouth, Harvard 5V)
9:48 a.m. – 3V8 (Harvard, Dartmouth)
10:12 a.m. – 2V8 (Harvard, Dartmouth, MIT)
10:36 a.m. – 1V8 (Harvard, Dartmouth, MIT)
Second Varsity Eight
Charlie Zhang (coxswain), Andrew Sterne (stroke), Andrew Wilkins (7), Chris Wales (6), Matt Podlesak (5), Chris Skokowski (4), Spencer Kaplan (3), Eryk Dobrushkin (2), Rob Lowe (bow)
Third Varsity Eight
Jack Stone (coxswain), Aidan Crawford (stroke), Luke Farewell (7), Oliver Hansen (6), Ian Meyer (5), Nick Kochanek (4), Seb Schwartz (3), Brady Stevens (2), Josh Kuppersmith (bow)
Fourth Varsity Eight
Annina Kennedy-Yoon (coxswain), Zach Altshuler (stroke), Noah Burhance (7), Dillon Dunteman (6), Isaac Walker (5), Pat Anderson (4), Michael Yuan (3), Tom Spiers (2), Mike Genovesi (bow)
Fifth Varsity Eight
Mary Yeh (coxswain), Wes Fabyan (stroke), Nate Dempsey (7), Al Muzaurieta (6), Liam Daily (5), Eric Rodrigo (4), Reed McMurchy (3), David Gonzalez (2), Chris Jarrett (bow)
Sixth Varsity Four A
Cat Li (coxswain), Nik Cable (stroke), Mark Steinbrick (3), Huck Rocca (2), Drake Marshall (bow)
Sixth Varsity Four B
Jacqui Epstein (coxswain), Ryan Patrick (stroke), Christian Kardish (3), William Weiter (2), Jacob Klegar (bow)
In the Polls
The Crimson sits at No. 3 in this week's USRowing Collegiate Poll.
Harvard finished sixth at the IRA National Championships and won the petite final at Eastern Sprints a year ago.
Harvard has dominated the history of the Biglin Bowl with 53 all-time victories against Dartmouth's four and MIT's five. The Crimson has won the last eight trophies, including a narrow 1.7-second win over Dartmouth last year. The Engineers won the first matchup in 1955, but has not won the bowl since 1983. Dartmouth's last first-place finish was in 2008.
Scouting No. 10 Dartmouth
The Big Green opened its season last week against No. 4 Princeton and No. 8 Delaware, finishing second in the first varsity eight race behind the Tigers. Sean Healey is in his fifth season as head coach of the Dartmouth men's lightweights.
Scouting No. 12 MIT
The Engineers, led by head coach Will Oliver, who is in the midst of his seventh season with the program, placed third in the first varsity and second varsity eight last weekend against Yale and Georgetown in the Joy Cup.
In the Launch
Billy Boyce is in his first season as the Friends of Harvard Lightweight Rowing Coach for Men's Lightweight Crew. Boyce had spent the last five seasons as an assistant coach with the Crimson's men's heavyweight staff. Boyce owns a 3-1 overall record as head coach
Ivy League Digital Network
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Harvard will remain home and host No. 5 Navy and No. 8 Delaware on the Charles River Saturday, April 22. The Haines Cup will be broadcast live on the Ivy League Digital Network.